Monthly Archives: May 2020

Why Anger At Trump May Not Help Democrats Win

Matt Grossmann of Michigan State University in FiveThirtyEight – One dominating response to Donald Trump’s presidency has been anger. Trump has stoked outrage among his supporters, who have echoed his rhetoric and fury, and his detractors, who have launched anti-Trump … Continue reading

Posted in anger, Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump

Unrest over George Floyd’s death is spreading across the U.S. In Atlanta, protesters smashed windows and clashed with the police. Here’s the latest.

‘Absolute Chaos’ in Minneapolis as Protests Grow Across U.S. Fires, gunshots and arrests mark another night of destruction in Minneapolis. Protesters across the country blocked highways and clashed with the police. Fired officer is charged with third-degree murder after George … Continue reading

Posted in New York Times, United States

CNN reporters covering Minnesota riots arrested live on-air

Louis Nelson of POLITICO – Police in Minnesota arrested a CNN news crew Friday morning as it was live on the air, handcuffing reporter Omar Jimenez and leading him away even after he produced his media credentials. Jimenez was quickly … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, anger, Controversial, police, Politico, Racism, whites

America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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How can you know which pollsters are the most reliable as we approach the 2020 general election?

Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – So far, it hasn’t been a great year for pollsters. The 2020 presidential primary polls had a weighted average error — i.e., the absolute difference between a poll’s margin (between the top two candidates) and … Continue reading

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